See the coldest place in Nigeria and its not Jos or in Plateau state
Majority of Nigerians have not heard of this town, sitting at an average elevation of about 1,348 meters (4,423 ft) above sea level, it is among the high elevated towns in Nigeria. Most people when asked what’s the coldest place in Nigeria will hurriedly answer Jos or somewhere in Plateau state but the truth is that it’s neither Jos or anywhere in Plateau state.
The coldest place in Nigeria is infact Gembu, a town found on the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba State of Nigeria. It is the headquarters of Sardauna Local Government Area (formerly “Mambilla”)
With temperatures varying 53°F to 82°F and is rarely below 49°F or above 88°F, Gembu is considered the coldest place in Nigeria. Gembu has a tropical climate.
The warm season lasts for 2.3 months, from January 29 to April 6, with an average daily high temperature above 80°F. The hottest day of the year is March 1, with an average high of 82°F and low of 59°F.
The cool season lasts for 4.2 months, from June 22 to October 28, with an average daily high temperature below 72°F. The coldest day of the year is January 1, with an average low of 53°F and high of 77°F. August has the lowest average temperature of the year. It is 18.9 °C | 66.0 °F.